The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 8 2 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing 3G 12 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.16% 18.93% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.27% 43.33% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Average daily rate £320 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £266 £312
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -14.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 90 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.89% 43.69% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 20
Average daily rate £313 £283 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -33.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (70.00%) 2G
2 13 (65.00%) Huawei
3 8 (40.00%) 4G
4 7 (35.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (35.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (35.00%) Nokia
5 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 6 (30.00%) LTE
6 5 (25.00%) ZTE
6 5 (25.00%) BT
6 5 (25.00%) NetCracker
6 5 (25.00%) Siemens
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (20.00%) Network Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Quote-to-Cash
8 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
8 3 (15.00%) Billing
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) RNC
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) VoLTE
9 2 (10.00%) Node B
10 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) 2G
2 8 (40.00%) 4G
3 6 (30.00%) LTE
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (10.00%) Node B
5 2 (10.00%) RNC
5 2 (10.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Site Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Quote-to-Cash
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Huawei
2 7 (35.00%) Ericsson
2 7 (35.00%) Nokia
2 7 (35.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (25.00%) BT
3 5 (25.00%) NetCracker
3 5 (25.00%) Siemens
3 5 (25.00%) ZTE
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo